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any willing provider

A proposed model for providing healthcare in the UK in which patients would be able to select their care providers (here, providers refer to hospital trusts and independent hospitals, not individual practitioners as the word provider is usually defined in the US) from a list of those willing to offer it and which meet certain standards.
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The any willing provider law was passed to deal with network access, not payment rates," she said.
Arkansas' 1995 any willing provider law was blocked because both the U.
Several studies of any willing provider laws have shown that they increase the cost of care (Hellinger 1995; Jensen and Morrisey 1999; Rogal and Stenger 2001), and there have been a number of studies of the impact of specific patient protection laws (Hellinger 1996).
Supreme Court approved a similar any willing provider law in Kentucky.
Mansfield said enforcement of the any willing provider law should increase St.
In short, Arkansans deserve the any willing provider law.